Definition of 'aesthetic'
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By presenting a unique design and style aesthetic. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But this aesthetic good fortune could lead quickly to tragedy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The aesthetic beauty of science is very much on display here. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That is an aesthetic judgment rather than an historical one. Christianity Today (2000)Try to move your audience to an aesthetic or intellectual appreciation for a subject? A Short Guide to Writing About Science (1995)This is not simply for aesthetic reasons. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This was partly for the practical fun of making secret codes and partly for sheer aesthetic pleasure. TOLKIEN AND THE GREAT WAR: The Threshold of Middle-earth (2003)The rear of the main stand has all the aesthetic appeal of a prison block. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Found objects add a powerful aesthetic quality to our art. Times, Sunday Times (2006)One of the reasons people had patterned carpets was practical rather than aesthetic. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Now they can raise only a mild aesthetic appreciation of their quality as sculpture. The Education of a Gardener (1994)The nettles are used for more than just aesthetic reasons. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Sport gives soaring aesthetic pleasure as religion inspires great art. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The aesthetic appeal of firewood is hardly new. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Being different was more highly valued than aesthetic quality or technical skill. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)He also wrote about the aesthetic. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But my reasons for admiring the good-looking hunk sitting across from me are artistic not aesthetic. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If your aesthetic tastes are challenging and arcane, you will certainly find a home here. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His aesthetic tastes are not stuck in the past, either. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They have aesthetic beauty, too. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If cathedrals are more about aesthetic thrills than religion nowadays, then art galleries have taken on some of the qualities of churches. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The business case may be clear cut, but whether a reunion is the right thing on aesthetic or artistic grounds is another matter. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's the stuff that will mess around most obviously with structure and melody and instrumentation, married to a strong aesthetic sensibility. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I understand that biodiversity is a scientific observation and good food an aesthetic one, but that's my expertise. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I wanted to produce a range where a particular aesthetic, such as a strong frame, is adapted to work for different face shapes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'aesthetic'
British English: aesthetic ADJECTIVE
Aesthetic is used to talk about beauty or art, and people's appreciation of beautiful things.
...products chosen for their aesthetic appeal as well as their durability and quality.
Definition of aesthetic from the Collins English Dictionary
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